Volvo, the last bastion of Swedenism in the automotive landscape, was holding the line in motorsports, with entries in the Swedish Touring Car Championship and Australian V8 Supercars. And now Volvo just said that they won't be continuing after the contracts run out, and they're pulling out of racing entirely.
One of the sad facts of motor racing is that when one person crashes another out, someone tends to want to fight about it. Which is what makes this crash in Australian V8 Supercars so wonderful. No one fights, they just help.
Drifting is nice and pretty and artful, but you don't see it in many top-tier racing series because it can also be kinda slow. Unless you're in a gargantuan beast of an Australian V8 Supercar, and it's raining. Because then it's like Michelangelo placed his blessing upon speed itself.
Thanks to the crowdfunding efforts of cryptocurrency users, racing fans and lunatics everywhere, a Dogecoin-themed Ford is now racing in NASCAR. Now there's an effort underway to expand Doge to the kickass Australian V8 Supercars series.
It's only March, and most of the world's racing series haven't even started yet. But that hasn't stopped Australian V8 Supercars from throwing down the gauntlet of the most epic battle in racing, with this matchup between a young rookie and an experienced winner keeping you at the edge of your seat.
Volvo won't sell you a V8 anymore, and soon you won't be able to get anything that has more than four cylinders. However, they're sticking the V8 you used to get in an XC90 in S60s bound for the 2014 V8 Supercars Championship. With some modifications, of course.
Bad news everyone! It looks as if the Australian V8 Supercars race at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, is being dropped from the series' 2014 calendar. It's supposedly only temporary, but even still, it's very sad to hear.
Some tweaks are being made to the Circuit of the Americas for this weekend's Australian V8 Supercars race. Is anyone going?
Oh man, who's excited for Aussie V8 Supercars to come to the Circuit of the Americas down in Texas? I know I am, and now the race has an official name: the Austin 400, which will run on a shortened 2.3-mile section of the track in just two months.
Thanks to everyone who sent us the pics of the IndyCars parading around Las Vegas. That's nice, and who doesn't like the Strip, but I would have been more impressed with a little more speed, like this Australian V8 supercar produces.
The builders of the Formula 1 track in Austin, Texas have reached a deal for five years of races by Australian V8 supercars starting in 2013. Think of it as the Foster's to Nascar's Bud Light. Bonus: they turn right.